File::TreeCreate - recursively create a directory tree.


version 0.0.1


    use File::TreeCreate ();

    my $t = File::TreeCreate->new();

    my $tree = {
        'name' => "tree-create--tree-test-1/",
        'subs' => [
                'name'     => "b.doc",
                'contents' => "This file was spotted in the wild.",
                'name' => "a/",
                'name' => "foo/",
                'subs' => [
                        'name' => "yet/",

    $t->create_tree( "./t/sample-data/", $tree );

    # TEST
        [ "a", "b.doc", "foo" ],
        "Testing the contents of the root tree"


This module was extracted from several near-identical copies used in the tests of some of my CPAN distributions.



Slurp the file.

$obj->create_tree($unix_init_path, $tree)

create the tree.


Does the path exist


Canonicalize the path from UNIX-like.


is the path a directory.


is the path a file.


list files in a directory

my $obj = File::TreeCreate->new()

Instantiates a new object.



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Source Code

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This software is Copyright (c) 2021 by Shlomi Fish.

This is free software, licensed under:

  The MIT (X11) License